Ak­shay aces three-film deal

Sunday Tribune - - ENTERTAINMENT - | IANS

BOL­LY­WOOD star Ak­shay Ku­mar has signed three film deals to be jointly pro­duced by Fox Star Stu­dios and Cape Of Good Films.

The first film to come off this part­ner­ship will be In­dia’s first space film, Mis­sion Man­gal, which is in col­lab­o­ra­tion with R Balki and will be di­rected by Ja­gan Shakti. The shoot for Mis­sion Man­gal will be­gin this month.

Ak­shay said in a state­ment: “I am de­lighted to find a new cre­ative part­ner in Fox Star Stu­dios and am look­ing for­ward to cre­at­ing a col­lab­o­ra­tion that will de­liver a mean­ing­ful and en­ter­tain­ing cin­e­matic ex­pe­ri­ence.

“With our com­bined en­er­gies we hope to create con­tent that not only ex­cites but also em­pow­ers.”

Jolly LLB 2 had marked a fruit­ful as­so­ci­a­tion be­tween the two last year.

Fox Star Stu­dios chief ex­ec­u­tive Vi­jay Singh con­firmed the deal: “It gives me great plea­sure to take our as­so­ci­a­tion with Ak­shay fur­ther with this three-film part­ner­ship with Cape Of Good Films.

“Ak­shay is one of the most suc­cess­ful ac­tors who has a fan­tas­tic un­der­stand­ing of scripts and chang­ing au­di­ence pref­er­ences. We are look­ing for­ward to an un­prece­dented col­lab­o­ra­tion.”

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